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Event Highlights 2014

Festivals & Event - Highlights 2014

Are you looking for a wonderful and charming evening? The “Italian Night” is it! If you prefer to dance to beating drums, then you should not miss the “Africa-Festival.” Every year, thousands of people come from all over the world to enjoy this festival. There are hundreds of events and more than 500 festivals in Würzburg and the Franconian Wine Country every year. You should plan on visiting one (or more) of them.

Events in 2014 in Würzburg:

 


January 30 - February 02, 2014
Internationales Filmwochenende (International Film Festival)

Well known and unknown movies from all over the world are presented over a period of 3 1/2 days (and nights). Many stage directors are present at this event and answer all your questions regarding movies.
Location: Central Programm Kino
Information: Filminitiative e.V., Mittlerer Neubergweg 10, 97074 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 1 50 77, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 1 50 78,
www.filmwochenende.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@filmwochenende-wuerzburg.de

 


March 21 - 31, 2014
Flamenco Festival (Flamenco Festival)

The only Flamenco Festival in Southern Germany takes place in Würzburg. The program contains a wide array of traditional and contemporary Flamenco performances. Together with German Flamenco artists rising young stars and experienced performers from Spain offer a captivating show.
Locations: Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, Zehntscheune Juliusspital Weingut
Organizer / Information: Salon 77 / Würzburger Künstlerinitiative e.V., Albin-Jörg-Strasse 22 a, 97222 Rimpar
Phone: +49 (0) 93 65 / 88 84 27,
www.wueflamencofestival.comexterner Link
Tickets: www.wuerzburg.de/tickets

 


March 28 - 29, 2014
Wine Press Hall Festival (Kelterhallen Weinfest)   
Ring in the Wine Festival season at the Bürgerspital! Anyone who is tired of the cold, dark and drab of winter is invited to the heated wine press hall at the Bürgerspital. Join a two-day celebration of wine and food.
Location / Organizer: Weingut Bürgerspital, Theaterstrasse 19, D-97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 50 34 41
www.buergerspital-weingut.deexterner Link

 


March 29 - April 13, 2014
Spring Fun Fair (Frühjahrs-Volksfest)

The Spring Fun Fair takes place three weeks before Easter. Every year, it is the first big fair in Bavaria. Offered is a big festival tent, about 50 rides and other entertainment booths, as well as food and drink stands to keep the party rolling.
Location: Talavera
Information: Stadt Würzburg, Domstrasse 1, 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 36 92, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 33 67,
www.wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: mark.laudenbacher@stadt.wuerzburg.de

 

 



April 11 - End of December 2014
Special exhibition:
"This is how the Grand Duke lived - the forgotten empire furniture ot the Würzburg Residence Palace"
(So wohnte der Großherzog - die vergessenen Empire Möbel in der Residenz)

The time of the Grand Duke of Würzburg ended 200 years ago (1806 - 1814) under the Habsburger, Ferdinand III from Tuscany when Würzburg became part of the Kingdom of Bavaria. The so-called "Toskanazimmer" (Tuscany rooms) were a significant testimony to this short epoch. The rooms' furniture ensembles belonged to the masterpieces of the European Empire. Some of the most exquisite pieces saved from destruction during the war have been restored and can be viewed in the Residence Palace.
Organizer:
Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung, Residenzplatz 2, D-97070 Würzburg,
Phone: +49 (0) 931 / 35 51 70
www.residenz-wuerzburg.deexterner Link

 



April 13, 2014
Würzburger Residenzlauf (Run around the UNESCO World Heritage Residence Würzburg
)
The Residence Palace ist breathtaking backdrop for this running event. Suitable for any age group, beginner to advanced.  There are also stage programmes, information desks, a variety of culinary offers and a lot of fun for the whole family.
Location: Residence Palace
Information: Veranstaltergemeinschaft Würzburger Residenzlauf, Virchowstrasse 2, D - 97072 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 7 28 57, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 7 29 69,
www.residenzlauf.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@residenzlauf.de 
 


April 26 - 27, 2014
14. iWelt-Marathon Würzburg (City Marathon)

Würzburg runs! The course of the marathon (42 km) and half-marathon (21 km) follows the river Main and then takes you through town. An event with side programs for runners and non-runners alike.
Information: Stadtmarathon Würzburg, c/o Günter Herrmann, Alfred-Nobel-Strasse 20, D - 97080 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 9 03 38 50, Fax: +49 (0) 931 / 9 03 38 55,
www.wuerzburg-marathon.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@wuerzburg-marathon.de
 

 


May 1 - 4 and 9 - 11, 2014 (formerly August 2014)
Medieval Festival at the Fortress Marienberg (Barbarossa Spectaculum)

This is a spectacular event named after the 21th century Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa. Join the jousting knights, storytellers, jesters, merry merchants for a week of medieval everyday life.
Location: Fortress Marienberg
Organizer: Gesellschaft für Burgenmarketing, c/o Michael Cornély
www.barbarossa-spectaculum.deexterner Link
 

 


May 23- June 29, 2014
Mozart Festival Würzburg (Mozartfest Würzburg)

Germany's oldest Mozart Festival has taken place at the Residence Palace since 1921. Classical music fans from all over the world are coming to Würzburg for orchestra and chamber music as well as intriguing crossover projects performed by world-class ensembles and international super stars of the classical music scene. Part of the happening are a Mozart Day in the historical Würzburg town center, an evening of music in the wonderfully illuminted courtyard of the Residence Palace, and a serenade in the courtyard of the castle in Veitshöchheim.
Locations:UNESCO World Heritage Residence Würzburg, Castle Veitshöchheim
Information:Mozartfest Würzburg, Rückermainstrasse 2, 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 23 36, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 37 39 39
TIP: Make sure you get tickets early - Huge run on tickets every year
www.mozartfest-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@mozartfest-wuerzburg.de
 



May 24 - June 8, 2014
27th Culture Day at the Juliusspital

Art gallery, live music ranging from Jazz to international, and the atmosphere of the fabulous grounds of the Juliusspital. Word-famous wines and guided tours make this a perennial hit with visitors.
Location / Information: Juliusspital Weingut Würzburg, Klinikstrasse 1, 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 93 14 06, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 93 14 14,
www.juliusspital.deexterner Link, E-Mail: tagung@juliusspital.de

 


May 28 - June 09, 2014
Würzburger Weindorf (Wine Festival)

The Wine Village is in the middle of Würzburg's market square: More than 100 different local wines are served in cute, timbered gazebos. The event is rounded out by local and international cuisine.
Location: Market Place
Reservation: Verein Würzburger Festwirte e.V., Dettelbachergasse 2, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 51 70, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 5 70 57,
www.weindorf-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@weindorf-wuerzburg.de
 



May 29 - June 01, 2014
26. International Africa Festival*
This is the largest festival of African music and culture in Europe. A truly unique experience awaits you! The artists come from all over Africa and play traditional and modern african music. At the bazaar you can find African musical instruments, arts and crafts - the bazaar alone is worth a visit.
Location: Talavera-Mainwiesen
Information: Afro-Project e.V., Friedenstrasse 5, D - 97072 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 1 50 60, Fax: 1 50 80,
www.africafestival.orgexterner Link , E-Mail: info@africafestival.org
Tickets: www.wuerzburg.de/tickets

 


 

May 30, 2014
Residenz-Gala with Dinner
formerly: Würzburger Barockfeste (Baroque Festivals)

Truly a festival for all senses: Local wines and food are served in a festive, baroque atmosphere at the Residence Palace - you can only find something like this in Würzburg.
Tickets: www.mozartfest.deexterner Link
Location: Residence Palace
Information: Fränkischer Weinbauverband, Hertzstrasse 12, 97076 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 90 11 11, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 90 11 55,
www.frankenwein-aktuell.deexterner Link, E-Mail: kontakt@haus-des-frankenweins.de

 


June 12 - 21, 2014
Bürgerspital-Hofschoppenfest (Wine Festival)

This is a traditional Würzburg wine festival that takes place in the historical courtyard of the Bürgerspital winery. Great place to sample top wines from the estate and to meet friendly locals.
Location / Information: Bürgerspital-Weinstuben, Theaterstrasse 19, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 35 28 80, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 52 88 88
www.buergerspital-weinstuben.deexterner Link , E-Mail: info@buergerspital-weinstuben.de    
 


June 19 - 22, 2014
Umsonst & Draussen Festival (Free & Outdoors Festival, Open Air Music Festival)

Würzburg's Woodstock: For three days, German bands and musicians strut their stuff in a relaxed, open-air-atmosphere. Food and drinks are offered in stands and there is also a big bazaar for clothes and jewellery.
Location: Talavera Mainwiesen
Information: Umsonst & Draussen e.V., Untere Dorfstrasse 1, D - 97270 Kist
Phone: +49 (0) 93 06 / 9 85 57 48, Fax: +49 (0) 93 06 / 9 85 57 45
www.umsonst-und-draussen.deexterner Link, E-Mail: post@umsonst-und-draussen.de
 


June 30 - July 06, 2014
Hofgarten-Weinfest (Court Garden Wine Festival)

An unforgettable baroque setting: The picturesque grounds of the Residence Palace's royal gardens are the location of this wine fest, courtesy of the Staatlicher Hofkeller.
Enjoy the romantic atmosphere and meet local people.
Location: UNESCO World Heritage Residence Palace Würzburg,
Information: Staatlicher Hofkeller, Residenzplatz 3, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 05 09 31, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 05 09 67
www.hofkeller.deexterner Link
 


July 04 - 20, 2014
Kiliani-Volksfest (Biggest Fun Fair in Lower Franconia)

Fish on a stick, specially brewed festival beer, brats, cotton candy etc. The largest fair in the area starts out with a parade showcasing traditional, local outfits. Then, for two weeks, you can enjoy the fair and all its rides, as well as two beer tents.
Location: Talavera, Information: Stadt Würzburg Volksfestbüro, Domstrasse 1, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 36 92, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 33 67,
www.wuerzburg.de/kiliani
 


July 11 - 12, 2014
Italienische Nacht* (Italian Night)

Expect an unforgettable evening: Würzburgs philharmonic orchestra performs Italian opera music in the baroque atmosphere of the Residence. The world famous staircase and the Imperial Hall will be filled with the sound with the sound of Italian opera music. Experience the Residence, the music and the cuisine of Italy.
Location: UNESCO World Heritage Residence Palace Würzburg
Information: Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, Theaterstrasse 21, 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 90 81 24, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 90 81 04
www.theaterwuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: karten@theaterwuerzburg.de

 


 

July 16 - 28,  2014
Hoffest am Stein (Wine Festival)

Delicious wine, a warm evening outside, surrounded by vineyards and nice people: That's what the Wine Fest at the Stein is all about! Enjoy the view of the fortress and the pilgrimage church Käppele while listening to live music. Every night there is a different band and the music ranges from Soul to Funk, Salsa, Reggae, Jazz or Blues.
Location/Information: Weingut am Stein Ludwig Knoll, Mittlerer Steinbergweg 5, D - 97080 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 2 58 08, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 2 58 80
www.weingut-am-stein.deexterner Link, E-Mail: mail@weingut-am-stein.de
 

 


July 25 - August 10, 2014
8th Würzburg Docks Festival *
(8. Würzburger Hafensommer)
A cultural festival with open air cinema, concerts, art and theater opposite the old water front river docks at the Talavera Mainwiesen.
Location: Talavera-Mainwiesen, D - 97080 Würzburg
Organizer / Information: Stadt Würzburg, Kultur-, Schul- und Sportreferat / FB Kultur, Rückermainstrasse 2, 97070 Würzburg, Phone: +40 (0) 9 31 / 37 23 95, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 33 99
www.hafensommer-wuerzburg.deexterner Link
E-mail: info@hafensommer-wuerzburg.de
Tickets: www.wuerzburg.de/tickets
 


August 01 - 02, 2014
Weinparty im Bürgerspital-Hof am Pfaffenberg (Wine Festival)

The party takes place in the yard of the Bürgerspital wine estate at he Pfaffenberg. The motto is: Topnotch enjoyment for all senses. Enjoy live music, a variety of food and of course the excellent Bürgerspital wines.
Location: Bürgerspital Betriebshof, Pfaffenbergstrasse, D - 97080 Würzburg
Information: Bürgerspital Weingut, Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 50 34 41, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 50 34 55
www.buergerspital-weingut.deexterner Link
E-mail: weingut@buergerspital.de
 


August 02- 03, 2014
Festival in the Ringpark (Ringparkfest)

Meet outdoors: The picturesque Ringpark Klein Nizza is the location for this fun festival featuring live music from folk to rock to country and traditional German music. Childrens` program.
Location: Ringpark Klein Nizza (Entrance Friedrich-Ebert-Ring)
Organizer: Congress-Tourismus-Wirtschaft Würzburg, Am Congress Centrum, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 22 14, Fax +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 35 89
www.wuerzburg.de externer Link
 


May 1 - 4 and 9 - 11, 2014 (formerly August 2014)
Medieval Festival at the Fortress Marienberg (Barbarossa Spectaculum)

This is a spectacular event named after the 21th century Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa. Join the jousting knights, storytellers, jesters, merry merchants for a week of medieval everyday life.
Location: Fortress Marienberg
Organizer: Gesellschaft für Burgenmarketing, c/o Michael Cornély
www.barbarossa-spectaculum.deexterner Link
 


August 28 - September 07, 2014
Weinparade am Marktplatz (Wine Festival)
The Weinparade is without comparison: Imagine sitting in a cozy pagoda-shaped tent on the market square, in front of the Marienkapelle. You have the choice of 100 wines from the best wine estates plus culinary treats of the highest quality.
Location: Market Square
Information: Verein Würzburger Festwirte e.V.,  Dettelbachergasse 2, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 51 70, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 5 70 57,
www.weinparade.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@weinparade.de
 


September 7, 2014
Museumsfest

The Mainfränkische Museum's motto at the Fortress Marienberg reads "Back to History". Tours, exibits, music, a children's program, participation booths and handcrafting perforrmances guarantee an exciting day for the entire family from 10 to 5 pm.
Location: Fortress Marienberg
Organizer: Mainfränkisches Museum, Festung Marienberg, D-97082 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 20 59 40, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 2 05 94 56
www.mainfraenkisches-musuem.deexterner Link
 


September 12 - 14, 2014
Internationales Strassenmusikfestival (International Street Music Festival) 

More than 400 artists from all over the globe enchant downtown Würzburg. This unique cultural happening is the largest stage-free festival in Europe. Performances take place on 22 public squares.
Location: Inner City
Information: Straßenmusikfestivalbüro, Am Ziegelbaum 9a,  D - 97204 Höchberg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31/ 3 53 44 91, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 53 44 92,
www.stramu-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-mail: info@stramu-wuerzburg.de 
 


September 19 - 20, 2014
City Festival and Theater Festival (Stadtfest und Theaterfest)

A Würzburg classic: Stores showcase their wares through music, sports, games and other attractive events. On September 20 the Mainfranken Theater Würzburg opens up its doors and offers a look behind the scenes. The presentation of the new program and a festive concert kicks off the season.
Location City Festival (Stadtfest): Inner City
Organizer:
Stadtmarketing „Würzburg macht Spaß“ e.V., Kaiserstraße 4, 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 53 67 54, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 4 65 22 55,
www.wuerzburger-stadtfest.deexterner Link, E-mail: info@wuems.de

Location / Organizer Theaterfest:
Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, Theaterstrasse 21, 97070 Würzburg,
Phone: +49 (0) 931 / 3 90 81 24, Fax +49 (0) 931 / 3 90 81 00,
www.theaterwuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: karten@theaterwuerzburg.de externer Link
 


September 26 - October 4, 2015
Mainfranken Messe (Mainfranken Trade Fair)

Largest consumer trade fair in Lower Franconia. Open to the public. Featured are new industrial and trade products.
Location: Talavera Mainwiesen
Organizer: AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH, Messezentrum, 90471 Nürnberg
Phone: +49 (0) 911 / 98 83 30, Fax +49 (0) 911 / 98 83 35 00
www.mainfrankenmesse.deexterner Link , www.afag.deexterner Link
 


October 1 - November 30, 2014
Literature Festival (Literarischer Herbst)

Livebook readings by famous authors at the Literature Festival (Readings only in German).
Location / Organizer:
Stadtbücherei, Falkenhaus am Markt, 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 931 / 37 24 44, Fax +49 (0) 931 / 37 36 38
www.stadtbuecherei-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: stadtbuecherei@stadt.wuerzburg.de externer Link
 


October 04, 2014
Würzburger Residenznacht (Night at the Residence Palace)

This night is special: Dance performances in the foyer, guided tours through the UNESCO World Heritage Residence Würzburg and a delicious buffet make a great evening in the splendid place.
Information: Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung Würzburg, Residenzplatz 2, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 35 51 70, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 55 17 25,
www.residenz-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: sgvwuerzburg@bsv.bayern.de
 



October 25 - 26, 2014
Würzburg Jazzfestival* (Würzburger Jazzfestival)

Non stop Jazz with different groups from Würzburg and all over Germany.
Location: Felix-Fechenbach-Haus, Gabelsberger Strasse (near Petrinistrasse), Würzburg-Grombühl
Information: Jazzinitiative Würzburg e.V., Klingenstraße 19, D- 97265 Hettstadt
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 46 24 20,
Tickets: www.wuerzburg.de/tickets
www.jazzini-wuerzburg.deexterner Link
 


November 08, 2014
Honky Tonk (Honky Tonk)

Over 40 bands and DJs are playing on 30 stages in bars, pubs, cafés and discos throughout the inner city. The purchase of one entrance wristband gives you access to all festival stages.
Location: Inner City
Information: Blues Agency GmbH, Kochstrasse 130, 04277 Leipzig
Phone +49 (0)  3 41 / 3 03 73 00, Fax +49(0) 3 41 / 3 03 73 33, www.honky-tonk.deexterner Link
 


November 21 - 30, 2014
Würzburger Bachtage* (Johann Sebastian Bach Music Festival)
A showcase event: A wide variety of performance oratorios, symphony concertos, piano and organ concertos and a song night. But it is not "Nothing but Bach" - works by other composers are put to test as well. The performances of Bach-choir, Bach-orchestra and various artists include concerts for orchestra, organ, piano and song.
Locations: St. Johanniskirche, Hochschule für Musik, Dom St. Kilian, UNESCO World Heritage Residence
Tickets: www.wuerzburg.de/tickets
Information: Würzburger Bachtage, Hofstallstraße 5, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 32 28 46, Fax +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 22 84 71
www.bachtage-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, E-Mail: info@bachtage-wuerzburg.de
 


November 28 - December 23, 2014
Würzburger Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market)

The most beautiful Christmas Market around: Enjoy the beautiful, historic location in front of the Falkenhaus, a tasteful assortment of crafts and goods, the smell of gingerbread and hot mullled wine and the sight of wide-eyed children. This is something you have to experience for yourself, at the most joyous time of the year.
Location: Market square
Information: Stadt Würzburg, Veranstaltungsbüro, Rathaus, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 26 93, Fax: +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 33 73, www.wuerzburg.de/christmasmarket

 



November 29, 2014
Open House at Night: Würzburg's Wineries (Nacht der offenen Weinkeller)

Würzburg's four VDP wine estates, the Weingut Juliusspital, the Staatlicher Hofkeller, the Bürgerspital Weingut and the Weingut am Stein all inivite you for their evening of open house wine cellars. Take a tour of Würzburg's best wine cellars. Experience the great atmosphere of the historical buildings and modern amenities. Learn about the wine estates and their wines.

Location and Organizers:
Weingut Bürgerspital, Theaterstrasse 19, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 50 34 41, Fax +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 50 34 44, www.buergerspital-weingut.deexterner Link

Weingut Juliusspital, Klinikstrasse 1, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 93 14 01, Fax +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 93 14 14, www.juliusspital.deexterner Link

Staatlicher Hofkeller, Residenzplatz 3, D - 97070 Würzburg
Phone +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 05 09 31,  Fax +49 (0) 9 31 / 3 05 09 67, www.hofkeller.deexterner Link

Weingut am Stein, Mittlerer Steinbergweg 5, D-97080 Würzburg
Phone +49 (0) 9 31 / 2 58 08, Fax +49 (0) 9 31 / 2 58 80, www.weingut-am-stein.deexterner Link

 


* Tickets:
Tourist Information and Ticket Sale
Falkenhaus am Markt
D - 97070 Würzburg
Tel. +49 (0) 9 31 / 37 23 98  www.wuerzburg.de/tickets

 

 



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